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CMS Releases FY 2016 Final Rules for Three Post-Acute Care Settings: LTCHs, IRFs, & SNFs

August 03, 2015

CMS late last week issued final rules for three post-acute care settings for fiscal year (FY) 2016. This bulletin highlights the final rules for: long-term care hospitals (LTCHs), inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) and skilled-nursing facilities (SNFs). Learn More

CMS Releases FY 2016 Inpatient PPS Final Rule

August 03, 2015

Late July 31, the CMS issued its hospital inpatient prospective payment system (PPS) and long-term care hospital (LTCH) PPS final rule for fiscal year (FY) 2016. Select highlights of the final rule related to the inpatient PPS are highlighted in this Bulletin. Learn More

CMS proposes overhaul of Requirements for Long-term care facilities

July 14, 2015

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) yesterday released a proposed rule to overhaul the requirements that long-term care facilities, including skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and nursing facilities, must meet to participate in Medicare and Medicaid. Learn More

CMS Proposes Mandatory Hip and Knee Bundled Payment Program For Many Hospitals

July 10, 2015

Late July 9, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services proposed a new payment model that would bundle payment to acute care hospitals for hip and knee replacement surgery  the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CCJR) model. Learn More

CMS Releases Two Proposed Rules for CY 2016: Physician Fee Schedule and Home Health Payment System

July 09, 2015

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on July 8 released the physician fee schedule (PFS) proposed rule for calendar year (CY) 2016. Learn More

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